Uproar in Kashmir assembly over mining rights to Chandigarh resident

Uproar in Kashmir assembly over mining rights to Chandigarh resident

Opposition lawmakers disrupted the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative assembly on Friday over SRO- 105 that grants mining rights to non-state subjects.

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Pertinently, a House Committee has already been established to discuss the controversial SRO.

As soon as business resumed on Friday in the lower house of the Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly, the Opposition members disrupted the proceedings over controversial SRO-105 that allows non-state subjects to participate in bidding for mineral excavation in the state.

They alleged that Pollution Control Board have given consent to Chandigarh resident Mohan Pal to carry out mining despite the house putting the notification on hold.

Amid the ruckus, the opposition sought resignation of Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Prakash and suspension of all the officers, inlcuding the Secretary Industries and PCB.

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